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CSPAN
May 5, 2012 11:00am EDT
three times. and, of course, his newest "midnight rising," which is about john brown and the events that changed the course of american history forever. tony is also a pulitzer prizewinning journalist. he worked for many years for the "wall street journal" and "the new york times." but one of the things i want to tell you about tony is he really want to tell you he is a very, very dear friend. one of the things about tony is he really and truly has a notion that we at the journey like to say that we put people in the boots of those who went before us, in order for them to know, as david mccullough told us years ago, those people who lived long ago didn't know they were living long ago. tony one-ups it. because not only do our programs try to put students and visitors and teachers into the boots of those who went long ago, tony, as he writes here, wants to get not into their boots, but into their minds. and he's done that with every book he's written, and it transports us to times and places that really challenge us. so we're here today and we'll have a conversation, and then we're g
CSPAN
May 5, 2012 11:30am EDT
goes there, really joins brown's band to rescue his wife and children. and the tragic part of it is he's the first of brown's band who is -- he's gunned down in the street in harper's ferry. his body is desecrated by angry whites. 50 miles short of his goal of rescuing harriet. and the virginians collected these letters that he had from harriet that appear to have been on his person and published them. that's how we have them. the governor of virginia published all the documents, and they didn't see any indictment of slavery in these letters. they just published them. you just read these letters that are just heart-breaking saying, you know, come save me, dangerfield, because like many virginia slaves of that era, she was scared that she was going to be sold to a gang labor plantation in the deep south, and that's exactly what happened. six months later, she's sold to a plantation in louisiana. so you read these letters, and they're just heart-breaking. but we have them, thanks to the state of virginia. >> you speak about the biracial nature of his band and also his support. he had
PBS
May 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
8.1% in april, but job growth was down a little from march. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we analyze the new numbers, and assess the prospects of work for college graduates and other young people entering the job market. >> woodruff: then, ray suarez examines the apparent easing of the diplomatic crisis between beijing and washington over a blind activist, as chinese officials said today he can apply to study abroad. >> brown: margaret warner talks with author peter bergen about his new book "manhunt," a look at the long pursuit and final days of osama bin laden. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's ws. >> brown: and we close tonight with a look at a national effort to engage young people at the local level through the music of marvin gaye and their own artistic expressions. >> brown: and we close we're like a broken down city. it's not just the economy that is causing cleveland the problem right now. it's the attitude; it's the struggle. we need to make a change. that's what i am expecting people to
CSPAN
May 5, 2012 5:30pm EDT
brown alluded to, we associate this period with mcnamara, and with vietnam. but mcnamara's involvement in a whole series of other crises, both foreign and domestic, is simply remarkable. we've heard about the dominican republic, the nato crisis, the middle east war, czechoslovakian invasion, demonstrations in the streets of the united states. any one of these crises could have defined a presidency. for example, if we look at president jimmy carter's administration, it involved notable successes, but it's best remembered for the iranian hostage issue. when the iranians took over the american embassy in tehran, and then held hostage americans for more than a year. think about mcnamara. in january 1968, the north koreans seized the uss pueblo naval vessel on the high seas. they in effect held a naval crew hostage for more than a year before releasing them. though the pueblo is a mere footnote to the tumultuous events of 1968. robert mcnamara was involved as a major participant. we all know that. but what's remarkable is that mr. mcnamara knew the details, he knew the specifics
Comedy Central
May 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
brown of the missouri house of representatives. she's leading a new march of progress with her landmark bill hb-1621. >> this bill creates an environment that an employer can't fire an employee if they own firearms, if they use firearms. if you target-- if you target practice, if you hunt, they wouldn't have the right to fire you for that reason. >> right, but aren't gun owners already protected? >> we have a second amendment to the constitution that should be abided by at all times. >> wanda's bill like a second condom adds another layer of protection against employers who would disregard the constitution. >> i think i understand. you're the kind of person that sees discrimination somewhere, and wants to fight it. >> yes. >> thanks to wanda brown's crusade against injustice, hb-1621 saled through the house by 115-36, releasing gun owners from the shackles of persecution. >> now a gun owner can own a gun, and no longer be fired for it. >> true. i'm not aware of anybody having that problem. >> since when could you be fired for having a gun. >> well, that's what the law, the new
SFGTV2
May 4, 2012 7:00pm PDT
my honor to introduce governor jerry brown of california. i think. ok. in ibm research, one of the things we talk about is our laboratories. i have been all over the world, live in different countries. i am a relatively recent transplant to california. i would like to let the governor know that i am happy to be here. it is a good space. recently, governor brown has spent a lot of time, focus, and effort making california a better place. focus on eliminating waste, increasing efficiency, decreasing the budget deficit, and real focus that we appreciate in northern california on clean energy. for example, moving the state's goal to be 33% clean energy producing. it is my privilege to welcome governor brown to the panel. [applause] >> and to introduce our next panelist, i would like to welcome steve ballmer, senior bp -- vp. >> good morning and thank you. next up is governor hickel lipper -- hickenlooper. he is the serieaal a entreprener each of you have in your respective parts. he became very successful in the brew pub business. he never had a single election not even for stink -- a
SFGTV2
May 4, 2012 7:30pm PDT
thing. that money would get spent over the country very rapidly. >> thank you. governor brown. >> it is a good idea to bring back that $1 trillion sitting out there. how to do that, it remains to be seen. but then that will require some other tax. that would be my big request like everybody else. get america's finances under control and that will take both parties. it will take taxes and it will take reduction in commitments that have been made. it now can be validated. let's get this but do it in a way that exacerbates the uncertain economy. the second -- we have to happen through innovation. whether it is the space program or tax credits for renewable energy. all that is important. we have to keep that going. that will get hard because we will face is demographics. that is my 74th birthday on april 7. i am aware of the and aging population which i have become and we are an aging population relative to what we were. luckily, we have millions of fresh arrivals that are younger and are energetic and they come from all over the world. we have to make sure our education system lifts the
CSPAN
May 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
press conference, and he came to embody what was known as secretary brown suggested as mcnamara's war. whatever the difficulties of the moment, he exuded a certainty that promised eventual success. in fact, we now know his public confidence far outlasted the emergence of profound private doubts about both the winnability of the war and indeed ultimately its purposes. and his departure from the pentagon in 1968, as much i think as lbj's march 31st speech of that year marked the glorious end of an era once bright with promise. as the war provoked increasingly nasty divisions in the united states, mcnamara became a target for critics from both left and right. unaware of his muted tightly constrained and largely internalized descent, doves viewed him as the technocrat as his blind faith in technology and statistics plunged the united states into a destructive quagmire. hawks, on the other hand, announced with growing venom his alleged refusal to give the military the freedom and the means to win a war, in their view, imminently winnable. in my experience, talking with veterans over the la
SFGTV2
May 5, 2012 8:30am PDT
four years from any state. we're missing a tremendous opportunity. >> thank you. governor brown, i'm sure you know that on any given day, people from other states are knocking on doors of co's in the valley and trying to get them to expand in other states or move to other states. someone in this room may have engaged in that. >> they cannot all expand in california. we are try to help california. quex their offering tax breaks. >> we are not offering a break. >> not only you. what do you say to the ceo's? what are you trying to do it? what are two or three things you are doing to keep companies here? >> we take specifics. i met yesterday with the representative of nissan and they're very interested and supportive of the installation of high-speed chargers throughout california. we have a plan, criticized by some but nevertheless, well funded by a legal settlement of $100 million. to get these charging stations in throughout the bay area and down the coast to los angeles. they sold 5000 electric cars and they want to keep expanding. problem, permits. some people are making it hard, so
CSPAN
May 5, 2012 4:30pm EDT
harold brown and the author of mcnamara, clifford and the burdens of vietnam from 1965 to 1969. this is about an hour and a half. >>> for millions of americans, the veet ma'ietnam war was the g event in their lives whether they served in huge in vietnam or watched debate over the war at home. today it serves as a watershed period in history the same way world war ii did for previous generations. this panel this afternoon is of particular interest to me signs was a hospital corpsman stationed with the 1st marine division for six months in danang and then on the "uss sanctuary," served in tanang harbor for six months there. so it's my pleasure now to turn the program over to john hoffman, deputy chief historian at office of the secretary of defense, a retired marine colonel who is on active duty as infantry office and field historian for 17 years. in his civilian year, served in the history and museums division as chief of the army center for military history's contemporary studies branch and became deputy chief historian of the office in 2010. please welcome john hoffman. >> thank you
SFGTV
May 5, 2012 4:30pm PDT
mayor lee but also mayor gavin brown -- newsom. [laughter] now lieutenant governor under mayer brown bossed governor brown -- now the lieutenant governor under gov. brown. she is the director of the department of economic and workforce development. please welcome her. [applause] >> i don't know what the equivalent is but i think i am more the taskmaster, safe driver. still ginsberg, the director of the park, thank you. we would not be here today without leadership and guidance of the port commission represented by kimberly brandon. the director of the office and workforce development, my duties include the interest and development, business attraction and retention, small business development, international trade and commerce and workforce development. when you listen to the job description, you understand why this is so important. this is not only a breathtaking spectator event that will mark us internationally, this touches on nearly every aspect of what we do to improve the economic climate of san francisco. the america's cup will help us nationally and internationally. it creates
SFGTV
May 5, 2012 1:00am PDT
gavin brown -- newsom. [laughter] now lieutenant governor under mayer brown bossed governor brown -- now the lieutenant governor under
SFGTV2
May 5, 2012 12:30am PDT
teeth grudge mashing. 5 you want to fried chicken bites so golden brown. pity another poor mother her catfish, mango shake shook every wrchlt the little girl on the straw never blinked channelling opiuman cesters through the ecstasy of fruit sures. this is us at farmer's market. brother too complicate who had offers an arm for her and me. a chain of chins along his shoulders. where have you been and why has it taken you so long to come back? >> the piece dedicated to my foster father and cousin on my adopted side. 1, daddy. old crow, jack dan jells understood my father mouthfuls at a time. jim beam and old forester where uncles rolled up in the sufficiented hennesy take it's first breath and hound dog laughter and dominos falling like hail on the dining table. relatives existed through stories and memory ease in like zombies on ropes of camel smoke and demand a texas holdum. no wonder they call it spirits. spirits vad my father with cower vas yea. spirits made him burn rubber screaming in the driveway. the marianet and tongue were skillets at mid night. i wouldn't see his ass again un
SFGTV2
May 5, 2012 5:30am PDT
is a solo expedition. i dark brown blob of slim e falls out. the mucous plug has to fall out. it's the mucous plug. i am in awe of dana. 1:30 a.m. i am naked. i modified downward dog. i think of the view everyone is getting. no one cares. 4:00 a.m., i am nine centimeters. i am pruned and exhausted. you are doing great dana says, i am not interested in being great. it's still nine centimeters. it's not time yet. she says me to blow out with my mouth. i say i might barf. 5:45 a.m. still nine, i hate dana. dana breaks my water. after 15 hours it's time to push. when you are this desperate, it's almost over. push, your pushes are excellent. 7:17. i can feel the baby's hair. you see your baby's head. 7:40. i do what she says. we rehearse. dana is guiding my baby's head. this is called ring of fire. okay. push hard. i moan like a walrus. my vagina tears to my ass. but i don't care. dana puts the baby on my chest. the cord is still attached. i am still shaking. the baby's eyes are wide open. i cry, the baby cries. i have a baby. it's a girl.
SFGTV
May 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the response on page 5, but nonetheless, they have colored the equipment brown tenacity of killing people. totally not the case. -- brown to match the color of the utility pole. totally not the case. can i show you a picture? this is across the street from my house. qc the actual wireless box that is so low to the ground that anyone can touch it. you can see the extension on that they added, this bright red piece of what. this pile of wires was left there after the contractors came back to work on the day that they did not do their work. on a side note, per what the board gave me, your permit is hereby suspended until the board of appeals decides on this matter. they did not have a permit and they were fined, and a couple weeks ago on april 17, the contractor had a cigarette out of his mouth as he was standing on the utility pole. when i called the department of works, i was told that they had an emergency permit. and asked what the emergency was. i called ed never got a response because i don't believe there was an emergency. that equipment has never been turned on. i don't unders
Current
May 4, 2012 7:00pm PDT
the place. scott brown and all of that in wisconsin is a clear example but just one of many. i think staying on that point and reminding people by race--they're being blinded by race, this disadvantage of white working class voters is going to be made much much worse if they vote mitt romney. >> you know, it's important to hear what they're saying and what they said in jefferson county, which goes to what you just said is this. if you listen to some of the residents of jefferson county, one of them said certain precincts in this county are not going to vote for obama. i'm not going to say it, but we all know why. there is that underlying reason why they're saying it. the update, because he's black. further than that, it's like, here i am, i'm black and i'm proud. black people voted him in, that's why he won. it was black ignorance. >> okay, i'm black and i'm proud. what is so stunning there, he was running from race the whole time because he knew full well not only of these constituencies but how uncomfortable people might feel. the idea that he's black and proud. we'll never have a
SFGTV2
May 5, 2012 9:30am PDT
:::::::÷7&>> i am terence f. i would like to know when the willie brown model will be installed on polk street, north of broadway? >> the question, could you repeat the question? >> i would like to know when the willie brown model of newspaper racks are going to be installed on polk street, north of california? >> what is it? >> fancy new newspaper racks, the green ones. >> i think mayor lee and i share the desire of many neighborhoods to get more of these racks. i would like to turn it over to mohammed nuru from dpw over whether you know the timing for this section of polk street? >> thank you, good evening. as you know, we just finished installing all the racks in the downtown area. that was an agreement. gradually, we are working out agreements with the various neighborhoods. i cannot give a definite time, but i would say in the next three months or so we should have those up. [applause] >> is john here? i will give you the question. why are you putting through only 10 lateral police officers and 50 entry-level officers this fiscal year? 50 lateral officers better on the list would b
CSPAN
May 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
connelly, walter jenkins, horace busby, warren woodward, george brown of brown and ruth, edward a. clark, perhaps 20 of them, i named them, without exception, 100 percent, all talked to me and talked to me as much as i wanted at, so that's not really accurate. there are members of the johnson circle who wouldn't, well actually just a couple who wouldn't talk to me, and i'm sure i'll find more, but the fact is that each time one of these excerpts in the new yorker, i couldn't keep up with the people telephoning or sending me letters or contacting me through an intermediary, to really say, "why haven't you talked to me?" usually it was because i'm not up to them yet. c-span: one other thing, on the source thing, "the greatest single loss to my research, in my opinion, came with the death of abe fortas." why? >> guest: well, abe fortas in the first place was very close to lyndon johnson at crucial moments in his life. now, this volume would be much poorer. johnson saved the senate election because of a legal maneuver by abe fortas. fortas explained it to me and i think the book is much rich
SFGTV2
May 4, 2012 8:00pm PDT
governor brown can be we are going to talk about silicon valley and the bay area innovation to the economy today. as you look at the panel, talking about the silicon valley, we have the mayor of san francisco. it will come into perspective, that when you have a giant like ibm anchor here in the valley, you are seeing in between companies like google and apple and facebook with incredible growth. in san francisco, mayor lee has welcomed to the fold in twitter, zynga, companies that are into cloud computing, hiring lots of people that not only want to live and work in the valley but recognize san francisco as being part of the valley. we are, indeed, fortunate, from san jose to san francisco, to be part of the innovation economy. we are finally seeing once again california's innovation is leading us out of the last three years of recession. i do not know about you but i am pretty tired of the recession. i made a statement several years ago that it was about time for an adjustment to the economy, things were too expensive, overheated. two years after that, i regretted making that comment. it
SFGTV2
May 5, 2012 3:00am PDT
brown baby. he wrote beautiful things in standard english. an angel robed in spotless white. the spirit was gone, men saw the blush and called it [inaudible]. i fell in love with that beautiful black angel. i could visualize it the way my mother would resite it. i know why the cage bird sings, it would be free. it is not a carol of joy or pray upward to heaven he fling. i know why the cage bird sings. mia angelou knew of it. i like dunbar, my grandfather used words the way he described him. good morning mr. james, how are you feeling this morning. he would say i am stepping, but not high. isn't that wonderful? okay. okay. i go play down by the creek. he would say yes, tkarlg, but be particular. that meant be careful because i love you and don't want anything to happen to you. it was coded in the be protected. he often said be careful now. that meant one thing, be particular, there was stuff down by the creek and he wanted me to be careful and watch because he didn't want anything to happen to me. be particular did it all. when he would say when you go over there, i want you to wa
CSPAN
May 5, 2012 12:30pm EDT
cases that made a tremendous difference in the country. the first, of course, was brown v. board of education, which was actually pending in the court when he got there, and the court was completely tied in knots over the case, they couldn't get a majority. a very persuasive politician and was able to get the other eight justices on his side and decided brown. of course, when he did, for the next five years the country was in turmoil over whether or not schools were going to be desegregated, and even people that said schools should be desegregated agreed that it shouldn't happen by the decree of nine unelected justices, it should happen in the state legislatures or the congress or somewhere where there's accountability. of course, there was many cases after that, really changed the way state legislatures and ultimately congress elected people. again, still the same way, prayer in the schools was another one, which was really the thing that energized the christian right and brought them into the political process. subsequently, after warren, the roe v. wade decision, i think the conc
PBS
May 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
didn't really ban it. they just took it out of brown hands. they banned mexicans, basically. they got rid of mexican-american studies. they put all of the books that they took away from students. they boxed them and put them away. the catch-22 seems to be that anybody who's not from that ethnic studies world could teach it. but that there would be disciplinary action, as i understand it, if anyone complains about those being taught. so in essence, they've been what i call a soft banning. they're out of the picture. and -- >> but just look at the books. i brought a list of the titles. chicano, the history of the mexican civil rights movement, boxed. critical theory by delgado and stepanic, boxed. 500 year history of pictures, boxed. occupied america, boxed. rethinking columbus, the next 500 years, boxed. the oppressed, boxed. and then howard zenness, the people's history of the united states? >> he's a lefty. >> sandros cisneros, zapata's disciple, feminism is for everybody, jonathan kozel's savage inequalities, luis rodriguez is always running, by the lake of sleeping children and nobody'
NBC
May 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
mode with the click of a remote. kent brown says it's a big improvement over the prosthetic he had as a teenager which he described as a peg leg. with the new comfort comes new confidence. >> with the change in personality but not only change personality but fiphysiological change as well, patients are toned, they're going to the gym more often, and that's what we want to see. >> reporter: kent brown says it's a big improvement over the prosthetic he had as a parnlg which he described as a peg leg. with the new comfort comes new confidence. no longer looking at limitations, these amputees are taking chances and reaching new heights. in san francisco, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >> that is remarkable to see, isn't it? >> it sure is. let's turn our attention back out to jeff ranieri, our chief meteorologist, who is now our chief wine correspondent from the livermore wine festival. >> but i didn't forget you guys. look at this. there's three glasses as my photographer pans on over. i haven't touched either one of yours either. those have been freshly poured. take a look at this down
FOX News
May 5, 2012 2:00am EDT
clerk key, elizabeth warren got into heat run against scott brown and she has touted her native american heritage but she is 1/32nd cherokee but she has been listing herself as a minority, harvard law school has been touting their diversity, and based on her, and kimberly, isn't, this is kind of a big deal because diversity is what liberalism is about and she has been using it to her advantage. >> it is a bad move on her part, so she needs to rectify the situation it is disrespectful to other minorities she is saying she wanted to get invited to a certain party so she checked that and she wanted to make "friends." >> that is more alarming, she, the campaign was so inept on the 5th try they came up with the final one they are trying to stick with. that says more about her. >>bob: eric is 50 percent apache and he has not taken advantage of it. dana: aren't we all 1/32nd. >>eric: if she had a native american name it would be "dancing with baloney." she accused scott brown of being rich and she is far wealthier, and we have her talking about, from a clip, why she kept lifting hersel
PBS
May 5, 2012 1:00pm PDT
brown is saying is that it's getting somewhat better, but we're still challenged. it's going to take years to work our way out. there's got to be a way to balance the budget and pay the bills. it's worth noting that the governor is looking ahead to having a measure on november's ballot that would boost income taxes on -- temporarily for several years on earning over a quarter of a million dollars. it would boost the state sales tax and use tax by half a cent for four years. and 89% of that would go to k-12 education, 11% would go to community colleges because these are the areas that seem so threatened. >> yosh, in relation to the governor's proposal or actually the governor's teachers proposal -- there are a lot of people besides the governor who are for this, now it appears that there may be other initiatives on the ballot, as well, too. and i think the common wisdom is that the more initiatives there are on the ballot about tax increases, the less likely it is that any one of them is going to pass. the latest one i heard about is this one that's sponsored by this rich german indus
NBC
May 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
prosthetics feel more like part of their body. bone cancer forced kent brown to have his leg am pew tated at age 14. now he has a leg that can switch to a more flexible mode which allows him to cycle an hour a day. >> with the new prosthetic, i can do just about anything i want to do, which is great. i love it. >> just your everyday person who wants to be able to run, play basketball and partake in the sports and not just be a community emulator and be able to run and jog with family and friends. that's what this clinic at ucsf is filling the void, showing folks what their physical potential is. >> reporter: helping amputees reach nu heights. some are doing so well they plan to compete in the para olympics in london this summer. one hopes to represent the u.s. in the long jump and 200-meter run. very inspiring, mary ann favro, nbc bay area news. >>> jeff ranieri is usually here in the studio with us. sometimes he decides a glass of pin know noir or a glass of chardonnay may be better. >> the wine festival, right, this weekend? >> reporter: definitely. the weather is cooperating. the sun is o
SFGTV2
May 5, 2012 12:00am PDT
. she left a third of her estate for the beautify indication of the city. arthur brown, noted architect in the city, wanted for a while to build a tower. he had become very interested in persian towers. it was the 1930's. it was all about machinery and sort of this amazing architecture, very powerful architecture. he convinced the rec park commission that building a tower in her memory would be the thing to do with her money. >> it was going to be a wonderful observation place because it was one of the highest hills in the city anywhere and that that was the whole reason why it was built that high and had the elevator access immediately from the beginning as part of its features. >> my fear's studio was just down the street steps. we were in a very small apartment and that was our backyard. when they were preparing the site for the coit tower, there was always a lot of harping and griping about how awful progress was and why they would choose this beautiful pristine area to do them in was a big question. as soon as the coit tower was getting finished and someone put in the ide
CSPAN
May 5, 2012 7:00pm EDT
a brown paper bag. the gentleman walked in, threw it down on the visitor center information desk. which just happened to be manned by the chief ranger at that time, george reeves. threw it down and said this thing's causing so much trouble in my family i'd just assume be rid of it. it's yours if you want it. he said he just about fell over in his chair to get the information when he realized what he had inside the paper bag. the flag was in tatters. new material has backed the historic materials so there's a differentiation of it and it completes the flag, and can you see, come up and examine it real close that much of the -- of the flag was missing when it arrived here. it also probably contained in these missing quadrants other -- that the 51st tennessee would have participated in. the one that seems to have arrived is the shiloh honor. early in the history of shiloh, in the -- say, the first 50 years or so, historiography of the battle, there's been some question whether the 51st actually participated. they were at donaldson. some captured. seemed to have formed and junctioned
ABC
May 4, 2012 11:35pm PDT
brown. this is like home cooking. minus the frannkfranken-food an it. this is my version of a tv dinner. i think great food is about great ingredients, cooking them well, technique and making delicious food. at home, that comes out all the time. i just cook very simply. there aren't too many liquid nitrogen ice cream bars at my house. every once in awhile. for guests. i really prefer new york city nitrogen, actually. all right, so, we're back from outside harvesting our liquid ni nitrogen. this is violet petals, sugar and milk. don't quote me on the temperature. i think minus 367 defree grees fahrenheit. because it is so cold, you don't want to touch it with your hand. i'm a trained professional. don't do this at home. it is also really not good to use for hair product. so many great parts about being a chef. to me, it's one the constant education. like, i'm learning something every day. because i love it. i don't really feel like i have a job. i just wake up and it's like the ultimate lifestyle job. equal parts ice cream base to nitrogen. when it's done, you can feel it. i kind
SFGTV
May 4, 2012 7:30pm PDT
two, because a lot of this is tunneling under brown, the businesses above, especially union street and all, would not be impacted -- because a lot of this is tunneling under ground. but things are put in a place to create safe passages above ground. now, i'm talking on behalf of three or four focus groups that we meet to discuss such issues. we need to get a better understanding of how certain segments of the population will be catered to. as i have been stating here and in today's public comments, i stated once or twice we have, if you look at our demographic, an increase in the percentage of our seniors. >> we lost quorum. >> so what happens? commissioner avalos: we can stop your public comment, or we can continue? >> no, i think i said sufficient. commissioner avalos: you are back. wonderful. we have a quorum again. thank you for your comments, mr. da costa. any other member of the public who like to comment, please come forward. seeing none, no -- we will close public comment. this is an informational item, so we can go on to our next item. >> item 9, introduction of new items.
SFGTV2
May 5, 2012 7:30am PDT
and thank you so much for joining me for beauty and make over.>> and it is my honor to introduce governor jerry brown of california.
SFGTV
May 5, 2012 2:30am PDT
moment to welcome back to the chamber former supervisors michael yaqui and brown over here. i would also like to introduce a hearing request. i want to thank supervisors kim and winner for their co spotter's chip -- coe sponsorship for fiscal years 2013 as well as 2013-14 pierpont -- 2013-14. our charter charges collection of all relevant information for the assessment of policies, budget, and priority programs for the use of san francisco -- of the use of san francisco. given that this year is the first year that requires a two- year budget from general fund departments, our youth commission has adopted a set of eight budget priorities. it includes the training of new police officers as well as lgbt q said the city training. -- sensitivity training. i would like to ask that this hearing be held at the budget and finance committee to help inform our board's deliberations on the upcoming budget. the rest of the items i will submit. >> thank you, mr. president. supervisor olague keep. supervisor olague: a hearing to assess the current systems and policies for existing survivors. famil
CSPAN
May 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
that the bachs and brown ales, everything was dark but starting in the middle of the 19th century two things happened. refrigeration was widely adopted, and clear glass could be mass manufactured, and so suddenly the color of beer became much more important. a bavarian brewer -- >> i can see that in the twist off. >> they didn't have twist off. i have here example from another milwaukee brewer, the lake front brewery and it is a pilsner. it is a lovely, soft, straw gold. >> and this would have been -- >> are we going to share glasses? >> no. >> we don't usually drink on the show. >> right, right. question of protocol here. >> there you go. >> as a matter of fact, i am knowing less history by the second. take that into account. >> we'll cover it in the q&a. >> the pilsner style, the lager, really was an invention that came about in the 19th century with the advent of the varum, the bottom fermenting lager yeast, and they use a hops that are grown in that borderline area between germany and the czech republic, the lovely saw hops. very floral. >> i am confused. did americans surely play
NBC
May 5, 2012 5:30am EDT
online. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. mom, we're dying. no you're not, you're just hungry. make some totino's pizza rolls. we don't have any! front... left, totino's. [ male announcer ] well done mom! less drama, more fun! totino's pizza rolls. >>> jennifer lopez, kim kardashian, nikki ma jonlg, all women known for their backsides. women are going to extreme and deadly measures to look like their favorite celebrities. we have more on this illegal procedure. >> i could have lost my life. i put my life in jeopardy. it could have failed me. i wish i went to the doctor. >> reporter: they asked we not show their faces. they underwent an illegal medical procedure to get their backside enlarged. >> i had to know someone who knew someone. >> reporter: they say on multiple occasions they went to hotel rooms in d.c., maryland, virginia and philadelphia where they had someone inject them with silicone. it's called getting pumped. >> r
SFGTV2
May 5, 2012 1:00am PDT
favorite she was still carried every where. empty now. the red heals that she saved for the brown loafers passed down the sandals strapd and tied all empty now. the flesh gone. the blood gone. the legs gone. all gone. [applause] >> everyday another infantary man choses not to fire his gun. everyday a solder refuses to pick up his weapon. evidence another matisha member boundaried post. everyday another fighter deserts instead of returning to the battlefield. everyday another youth conscious objects to the very idea of war. everyday another ordinary person offers love instead of apathy, hope instead of despair, the cause of peace grows stronger. it is already begun. it's long trek into our hearts. tell take many more years to cover our streets, a host of decades to feel our roads, our access, our country side but itit will come like the clearest of mornings after the harshest storms like the soft soothing rain after the years of drought, it will come. hundreds of millions of people will stop feeding the beast of war. will stop crafting armor and boiling machines with their children
SFGTV2
May 5, 2012 3:30pm PDT
] >> next, i would call -- mark connors, and solomon brown. >> hi. so i work for tenderloin housing clinic, and am not a resident of san francisco. i was born and raised here but can't afford to live here wit hthh the budget cuts. i went from paying no medical to $250 for medical. i live in oakland. i don't like oakland. sorry. i don't. it is just a lot of crime. i have been going through a lot. i have to take her out of school. parents with guns, all kinds of stuff. she can't go to school here. i live out here. i pay for them to go to school here. a mix-up, in between. us getting raises would help, and i could come back to my native. thank you. [applause] >> i am mark conners from treasure island, secretary for the good neighbors -- and i wanted to say what the young man said earlier. we have a lot of youth, and fund the care center for the independent youth. sometimes the youth get in trouble and we need reseources for the island. from time to time, we have crime waves. they need more local services and support on the island. we don't have a grocery store and have to come over to
NBC
May 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
students sent to a hospital this evening. an suv rear-ended the bus near fenway and brown station road in upper marlboro. nobody suffered any obvious injuries. but the kids were taken to a hospital just in kamcase. the suv appears to have sustained most damage. >> cracking down on speeding. county police are warning people to slow down along evanston road, connects riverdale to bladeensburg. shomari stone talked to police. >> today we are coming out doing enforcement. shoot some radar. right, right, warnings, talk to the citizens teach them about what is going on and why they need to reduce their speed as they're traveling. >> the crackdown is part of the county's initiative to work with the community to find out what concerns people who live in prince george's county. >> lots of parties expected this weekend. so there is a dui crackdown getting under way in alexandria tomorrow night. police will start operation cinco de mayo. 8:00. drivers will be stopped at check points through 6:00 a.m. sunday. a duchlti can come with a maximf 12 months in jail and fine in virginia. the national chr
NBC
May 5, 2012 3:00am EDT
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NBC
May 5, 2012 2:05am EDT
our tacos. i put garlic powder, cumin and pepper. i browned the pork shoulder. we're going to add some onions. >> look at this. >> garlic, i have cinnamon, cumin, all these beautiful, warm spices. and then i have -- this is raw sausage. and we're going to -- >> the way i like it. >> this is like a dream come true for me. i can't believe this. just smush it all up. then we add some canned tomatoes and we're making a sauce. this is what we're going to braise -- oh, look at you with the bay leaf. >> i'm cooking. >> and then we are going to put the meat back and let it simmer. >> is that cooked all the way through? >> it's going to cook for about two hours. >> look at what we've got here. >> where's the pork? >> we took it out and shredded it. we're going to add it to this. >> all those warm spices, isn't that pretty? it's not what you typically think of with mexican food. i made this and i have a friend who is mexican and i had her taste it. her eyes watered and said it tastes like my mother's. >> the greatest compliment in the world. >> come on back, girls. when we have our beautifu
MSNBC
May 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
sherrod brown. he's at ohio state university. he's warming up the crowd, if you will. we've also had former governor ted strickland. former senator john glenn. we are making our way to the president. he's expected to take to the podium. we will take you there live once again when the first lady takes to the podium. stay with us here on "weekends with alex witt." [ woman ] my washer had a foul odor that made the whole room stink. [ woman #2 ] even my laundry started to get a funny smell. [ female announcer ] got a bad odor in your high-efficiency washer? clean it with tide washing machine cleaner. [ female announcer ] three uses will help remove odor-causing residues and leave your washer clean and fresh. to help maintain your he washer, use tide washing machine cleaner once a month and always wash with tide he detergent, specially formulated for proper he performance. tide washing machine cleaner. clean laundry starts with a clean washer. clean laundry starts morning, boys. so, i'm working on a cistern intake valve, and the guy hands me a locknut wrench. no way! i'm like, what is thi
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